Category: politics

Crematorium decision dismays protesters

Last month’s decision by Gedling Borough Council to grant planning permission for a crematorium on Catfoot Lane, Lambley, was made entirely on political party lines, it has emerged. Minutes of the planning meeting now published on the Gedling Borough website…

Green Day showcases eco products

LAMBLEY’S FIRST ‘Green Day’, held on Saturday 25 June 2011, attracted a range of exhibitors showcasing environmental products and technologies from biodiesel to ground-source heat pumps. Organised by the Lambley Parish Plan Group and local MP Mark Spencer, the event…

Sherwood MP launches newsletter

THE MEMBER of parliament for Sherwood, Mark Spencer, has launched a monthly email newsletter for constituents. Although this has been going since March 2011, we’ve only just learned about it. In this month’s missive, Spencer asks for constituency views on…

Windfarm wars hit Woodborough

A CONTROVERSIAL plan to erect a 67m wind turbine near Woodborough has passed a planning hurdle, with the approval of the proposal this evening by Woodborough Parish Council. After empassioned statements from both councillors and members of the public, the…

Labour takes Gedling, Tories lose Newark (updated)

THE FULL RESULTS of Thursday’s local elections are now in, with implications for the two borough councils in our area. Gedling Borough announced its results on Friday, but it took Newark and Sherwood until today (Sunday 8 May 2011) to…

No parish elections in our area

THE THREE PARISHES which form the core area of coverage of dumbles.co.uk – Lambley, Lowdham, and Woodborough – will each require no parish council elections to be held on 5 May 2011. This is because the number of candidates in…

Sherwood MP sets surgery date

Mark Spencer, MP for Sherwood (which includes both Lambley and Woodborough) will hold a constituents’ surgery on Saturday 26 March 2011 at Calverton Methodist Church. He invites consituents to pop in to meet him, and discuss any issues over a…